Health & Wellness Features
Puerto Rico finds unexpected source of growth in agriculture
GUANICA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Ricans are buying rice produced on the island for the first time in nearly 30 years. They are also eating locally grown mushrooms, kale and even arugula, along with more traditional crops such as plantains and pineapples....
Baby born with DNA from 3 people, first from new technique
NEW YORK (AP) -- Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor....
Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Moldovan authorities are banning the import of live animals and meat from Ukraine due to fears of African swine fever....
Unhappy Target customers send strong message on pill bottles
Longtime customers of Target's pharmacies are finding a change in pill bottle design hard to swallow....
Feds charge seller of mislabeled Chinese 'Viagra substitute'
ATLANTA (AP) -- An Alabama man is accused of importing a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute, then selling it to gas stations....
Norwegians now can change genders legally with a mouse click
HAUGESUND, Norway (AP) -- Ten-year-old Anna Thulin-Myge's passport shows what looks like an ordinary Norwegian girl wearing her long, blond hair fastened with a clip. It lists her first name as Anna, but under sex it says "M."...
Reports of plastic prompt recall of Tyson chicken nuggets
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) -- Tyson Foods Inc. says it's voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that "hard, white plastic" was found in some nuggets....
Walking is medicine? It helped high-risk seniors stay mobile
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not too late to get moving: Simple physical activity - mostly walking - helped high-risk seniors stay mobile after disability-inducing ailments even if, at 70 and beyond, they'd long been couch potatoes....
Research finds talc doesn't cause cancer; juries disagree
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Two lawsuits ended in jury verdicts worth $127 million. Two others were tossed out by a judge who said there wasn't reliable evidence that the talc in Johnson & Johnson's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer. So who's right? And is baby powder safe?...
The Liberty Bridge on Monday reopened for the first time since a fire on September 2nd that that warped a key structural steel support causing the closure of the essential south hills artery for more than 55,000 vehicles daily. Concerns about the bridge's strength remain, as state police will enforce restrictions for vehicles weighing nine tons or more. Firetrucks, school buses, tractor-trailers and Port Authority buses will be prohibited. PennDot hopes to raise the weight limit to 30 tons over the next few weeks.
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